Overview, Discussion, and Conclusion



The Rwandan education system has undergone multiple changes since it was first established. These changes have been mainly related to education policy and practice and have influenced the primary school system in various ways. For example, since the genocide of 1994, the primary school curriculum has been reformed many times, and measures aimed at increasing access to post-primary school education have been taken in order to correct pre-genocide educational imbalances and errors (Ministry of Education, 2003). Furthermore, because the effect of the genocide on children’s schooling was so devastating, international aid agencies provided significant assistance to Rwanda to reconstruct and develop the primary school system.


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